Our Team

Emily Bell McCormick

Emily Bell McCormick

Founder & President

emily@thepolicyproject.org

Emily is an expert in enacting effective change through legislation and policy efforts as well as through educating the public and creating social movement. Emily also works as Utah’s NBC affiliates “Smarter” series editor.

 Kristin Andrus

Kristin Andrus

Community Champion

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A community champion for women, children and refugees across Utah, Kristin is a doer and communications expert who recently launched the #sistergoods social media campaign which has raised hundreds of thousands to provide period products to the Utah Food Bank.

 Mary Catherine Perry

Mary Catherine Perry

Director of Policy & Government Affairs

marycatherine@thepolicyproject.org

With a long history analyzing policy, researching and drafting legislation for the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel for the Utah Legislature, Mary Catherine provides priceless strategy insights for solution-based policy and engaging legislative support. She serves actively on multiple education boards and the Tanner Dance Board at the U of U.

 Suzy Matheson

Suzy Matheson

Director of Strategy & Development

suzy@thepolicyproject.org

As a long-time delegate for the Utah Republican Party, Suzy encourages women to participate in politics through her work with Elect Women of Utah. With a history in campaigns, including Mitt Romney’s 2007 presidential bid, she leads effective strategies for the Utah Period Project.

 Brooke Gledhill Wood

Brooke Gledhill Wood

Director of Programs & Legal

brooke@thepolicyproject.org

A third-year law student at J. Rueben Clark Law School, Brooke is the current president of BYU Women in Law and a BYU Law Leadership Fellow. With a background in law, business, and psychology, she is dedicated to solving community problems with a focus on long-term solutions and has worked with Utah non-profits such as Encircle and And Justice For All.

Neylan McBaine

Neylan McBaine

Lead Consultant

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Founder of the LDS Women Project and Better Days 2020, Neylan started in Silicon Valley doing digital marketing and brand strategy. She now owns a small software company while continuing to lend her skills to causes that advance women.